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Law Enforcement Operation on Zoot Way

This is a message from the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office. Law Enforcement is currently managing an incident with an armed subject in the area of Zoot Way in Four Corners. Everyone is asked to stay clear of the area while … Continue reading

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Open Burning Closing for Winter

Release:  171124-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 Open Burning Closing for Winter Bozeman, MT – Open Burning closes for winter next Friday (December 1, 2017) within Gallatin County.  Residents in Gallatin County can conduct open burning annually between March 1 … Continue reading

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California Wildfires Illustrate Challenges in Mass Notifications

Release: 171014-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 599-7881 California Wildfires Illustrate Challenges in Mass Notifications Bozeman, MT – Wildfires burning in Sonoma County, California have reinforced a good practice concerning emergency notifications for use here in Gallatin County.  Providing fast, accurate … Continue reading

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Montana is Earthquake Country, Take a Moment to Prepare

Release:  171011-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 Montana is Earthquake Country, Take a Moment to Prepare Bozeman, MT – Montana has been reminded this year about being one of the more seismically active states in the country and October 19 … Continue reading

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Prescribed Fire

The smoke visible South of Bozeman is from a prescribed fire being conducted by the Custer Gallatin National Forest.  Questions on this can be directed to the Forest Service.

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Public Meetings Scheduled for Emergency Plans

Release: 170927-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 Public Meetings Scheduled for Emergency Plans Bozeman, MT – Gallatin County Emergency Management has scheduled a series of initial public meetings for the revision of the Hazard Mitigation and Community Wildfire Protection Plans. … Continue reading

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Emergency Alert System Test Wednesday

Release:  170919-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System nationwide this Wednesday.  The test will be carried on television and radio stations at 12:20 pm on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Wet Weather Brings Fall Burning Opportunitites

Media Release:  170919-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 Wet Weather Brings Fall Burning Opportunities Bozeman, MT – With fall weather setting in many fire departments are opening up burning for those with burn permits.  With increased precipitation the ability for … Continue reading

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Have a Fire Safe Weekend

Media Release:  170901-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 Have a Fire Safe Weekend Bozeman, MT – Everyone in Gallatin County is encouraged to use safe practices with fire over the weekend and for the remainder of fire season.  The conditions … Continue reading

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Public Safety Academy This Fall

Ever wonder who keeps county residents safe, and how? If you have, the GCSO Public Safety Academy is a great way to answer your question. For ten weeks, one night a week, you can learn from the best in law … Continue reading

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